Hurricane Irma is forecast to continue moving over the western Florida peninsula through Monday morning, and towards southeastern United States late Monday, 11 September, and Tuesday, 12 September.
In addition to the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Florida, a state of emergency has also been declared in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Alabama and Virginia.
Singaporeans in the path of the storm are advised to take the necessary precautions for their personal safety, including heeding the instructions of the local authorities, and monitoring local news. Singaporeans are also encouraged to keep your family and friends updated on your welfare. For the latest information on the storm, please visit the National Weather Service website at http://www.weather.gov and the National Hurricane Center website at http://www.nhc.noaa.gov.
The Singapore Consulate-General in Miami will remain closed on 11 September 2017.
Singaporeans who require consular assistance may contact the Singapore Embassy in Washington D.C., or the 24-hour Ministry of Foreign Affairs Duty Office in Singapore at:
Singapore Embassy in Washington D.C.
Emergency contact: +1 (202) 537-3100
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Duty Officer (24-hours)
Telephone: +65 6379-8800 / 6379-8855